PE 330W/330H

Sports and History

This course examines the relationship between sports and history from ancient Greece to the 21st Century. Emphasis will be on an understanding of the social, cultural, religious, economic, military, and political developments in United States history and the role of the United States in the world. The course will examine, in historical context, topics including gender, ethnicity, immigration, urbanization, communications, free enterprise, and public policy and the influence of sport on American society. Credit, 3 hours.